We look at how creating a more diversified portfolio can help mitigate risk in your fixed income portfolio
In this final edition for the Bond basics series we will explain the capital structure – one of the key defining pieces of information about the risk of your bond – and see how it works in practice.
With the upcoming festive season it is a good time to look to your bond portfolio and see what has happened over the last 12 months and make some decisions about whether it is still fit for purpose.
In bond basics 2, we will go on to explain the basics around a bond itself, what the market looks like and how they work, so that investors new to the asset class can gain familiarity with them whilst considering taking an exposure for the reasons in the first article.
Commentary on the advantages of having fixed income investments in your portfolio, and how this allows you to not be over exposed by the equity market.
One of the very favourable aspects of bonds is that they are, on average, far less volatile than shares and can help investors achieve better risk-adjusted returns.
Bonds offer key features over other asset classes including a predictable income stream, liquidity and the opportunity for capital gain. Opening a FIIG Direct Bonds account has never been faster or easier with FIIG’s online application process. You can open an account and secure your income in less than 5 minutes.
Here we look at how RMBS notes have performed over time, focusing on tranches that our clients have purchased and are still outstanding.
Residential Mortgage Backed Securities are a popular choice for wholesale investors. Here we explore some basic features of these securities and outline what makes them different to vanilla corporate bonds.
RMBS transactions come with contractual provisions designed to cope with the most dire conditions, here we review what should be front of mind for investors in RMBS transactions.